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City socials

From Atlanta to Los Angeles, your fellow Rams are gathering for a fun-filled night in a city near you this fall. Our Social in the City events are a great way to socialize and grow your local Ram network. Take home some giveaways and learn more about VCU Alumni, upcoming events and other opportunities for alumni in […]

Your Rams are dancing!

Join us in Albany, NY, Friday Cheer on the Rams as they play in the NCAA Tournament! The No. 12 seed VCU men’s basketball team is headed to Albany, New York, this Friday, March 17. There, the team faces the No. 5 seed, St. Mary’s Gaels, in the first round. Join VCU Alumni for a […]

New book commemorates history-making St. Philip alum

In 1942, Louise Lomax Winters graduated from the St. Philip School of Nursing, a segregated school for Black women founded by the Medical College of Virginia in 1920. After graduating, Winters and three other St. Philip alumnae joined 24 women as nurse-lieutenants at the Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama, another segregated facility where the […]

Don’t miss all the A-10 action in NYC

Mark your calendars for March 7-12 as the VCU Rams travel north to New York City for the 2023 A-10 Men’s Basketball Championship. Join VCU Alumni and the VCU community for a host of exciting tournament activities! Be one of the first to sign up for the many events that VCU is hosting throughout NYC. […]

Meet the 2022 VCU Alumni Pitch Competition winner

Inspired by his parents, Carlos Jimenez Morales develops translation software to support Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs By Catherine Brown Carlos Jimenez Morales (B.S.’18/H&S; M.P.I.’20/DVC; Cert.’21/N), a child of El Salvadoran immigrants, has often helped his parents navigate language barriers, in both their personal and professional lives. “Since I was a kid, I’ve been translating for them,” he […]

Alumni spotlight: Jasmine Luckey

Jasmine Luckey (B.S.W.’16/SW) graduated from VCU in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in social work and moved to Hampton, Virginia, because “I saw there was a need for social workers in the area.” She eventually took a job as a case manager working with the homeless population. After working in Hampton Roads for several years, […]

Entrepreneurial alum

Since graduating from VCU with a degree in religious studies, Jason Murray has helped launch and lead two successful businesses, including Fringe, a Richmond, Virginia-based company that helps employers provide personalized lifestyle benefits. Here he shares the characteristics of an entrepreneur, how companies can retain employees and his top fringe benefits.  By Catherine Brown Jason […]

A letter to the Class of 1972

Greetings, It is hard to believe that it has been 50 years since we received our degrees from VCU. They say “time flies when you are having fun,” so we must have had much more fun than we ever realized. My wife recently headed some college reunion activities for her school, and it has me […]

Alumni spotlight: Tracy Katz

Since earning degrees in music education and special education from VCU, Tracy Katz (B.M.E.’86/A; M.Ed.’90/E) has taken on numerous roles in both Richmond, Virginia, and Philadelphia, where she has lived since 2000.  Katz worked with Paul Wehman, Ph.D., at the VCU Rehabilitation Research and Training Center; she then remained involved in disability education and employment […]

Alumni spotlight: Skye Mullarkey

Skye Mullarkey (M.S.’09/H&S) earned her M.S. in Forensic Science from VCU in 2009 and worked in the Virginia Department of Forensic Science. Two years later, she moved from Richmond, Virginia, to Atlanta for a job with the Georgia Bureau of Investigations. “I’m a forensic toxicologist, so I analyze biological specimens for the presence of drugs,” […]

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